Reverse Engineering & Manufacturing

60% Savings

Desalter Unit Insulators for Refinery

 

Challenge

Concerned about the expense of the components from the existing supplier of Teflon body and metal coupling Desalter Unit Insulators, the electrical planner requested them from the refinery in-house machine shop. Machine Shop Superintendent referred them to Hunter Hawk (HH) based on previous experience with HH to provide a quality product more economically and efficiently for the 340 pieces required for the unit overhaul.

Solution

Hunter Hawk reverse engineers a sample part, sources US-made material and makes parts for a lesser refinery cost in advance of the scheduled overhaul.

Refinery MRO Collaborating & Innovating with Hunter Hawk

60% Savings

 

Result

Hunter Hawk provides superior American-made virgin PTFE material and 340 stainless steel couplings.

  • Savings of 60% over costs charged by previous supplier
  • Installed and anticipated to be longer lasting than original parts supplied by others
  • Machine shop was able to focus on other critical equipment instead of making the insulators

MRO streamlining production processes with Hunter Hawk
saves time & money

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